aviation

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French aviation, from Latin avis (bird), from Proto-Indo-European *awi- (bird).

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aviation (usually uncountable, plural aviations)

  1. The art or science of making and flying aircraft.

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  • aviation incident

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined by G. de la Landelle together with the verb avier; from Latin avis (bird) + -ation.

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aviation f (plural aviations)

  1. aviation
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